vintage moroccan berber carpets

Please view a constantly updated selection of vintage Moroccan tribal carpets of highest quality with a special focus on white or cream ground Beni Ouarain rugs in the 'berber' section. The items in the 'past highlights' section are meant to be a catalogue site of very special items that I am still proud of having handled them in the past.... but which are already sold. You may however refer in a request also to particular pieces that you found there. My current stock comprises ca. 300 carpets so it is quite likely to find a piece of a similar character. I would do my best to find you a piece as requested.


VINTAGE BOUCHEROUITE RAG RUGS from MOROCCO  >> 'boucherouite rag rugs'

vintageMoroccan boucherouite rag rugs

We are proud to present a fine selection of carefully chosen boucherouite rag rugs in this place.
You can find extensive background information on this type of Moroccan recycling rugs in the 'editorial' section of the website in the articles 'boucherouite / rag rugs ' + 'Post Punk Pink' which contain the main texts of the two catalogues we brought out on this subject in November 2009 + November 2010. The catalogues can be purchased through the 'books + catalogues' section.


VINTAGE  CARPETS: other nomadic rugs + vintage European carpets >> 'non berber'

vintageeuropean + nomadic rugs
There is a  smaller selection of other tribal rugs + weavings as well as a choice of vintage European designer carpets from the Art Déco, the Modernist period + vintage carpets from the 1960ies - 70ies in the 'non berber' section. This collection is not very systematical + much more reflects a personal taste + choice of pieces that I fell in love with for different reasons. Vintage carpets by famous designers such as Verner Panton or Marianne Richter may meet there with modern hand loomed Scandinavian rya rugs from Sweden + Finland, anonymous modernist hooked rugs or wild tribal  rugs from central Asia.
KHOTAN patchwork rugs
KHOTANpatchwork rugs

A unique collection of patchwork rugs made from selected fragments of Khotan carpets from the early 1900s. Once also known as Samarkand rugs the designs blend elements of the islamic world with such of buddhist origin.




earth tones + natural colours >> 'contemporary earth'

contemporary carpets in natural colours

bright colours >> 'contemporary colours'

contemporary carpets from Nepal

Since March 2008 I also offer the cutting edge contemporary carpet collections of JAN KATH + 'Le Maroc Blanc' for the first time in Austria. They have been decorated with several of the most important awards for carpet design in Europe in the past years + their carpets are manufactured under 'fair trade'  circumstances in Nepal + Morocco certified by 'Label Step '.  All designs of these collections can be adapted on individual order in size, color, material + fineness.

'Le Maroc Blanc', is a collection produced in co-operation with Jan Kath in the High Atlas mountains in Morocco in design, style + structure of the classical off-white Beni Ouarain Berber carpets. All carpets of this collection can be custom odered in any sizes up to 13' / 400 cm width + more than 20' / 600 cm length (bigger sizes to be discussed).

Rugs from the JAN KATH + Le Maroc Blanc collections are constantly on display at the gallery in Graz. 

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Neben der gewohnt vielseitigen Auswahl an hochwertigen, alten Berber Teppichen + den fröhlich bunten boucherouite Teppichen aus Marokko,  einer wachsenden Anzahl an alten nomadischen Teppichen aus Anatolien, Persien, Zentralasien und Tibet / China, biete ich  seit einiger Zeit auch modernistische europäische Teppiche aus der Zeit von  1920 - 1970 an. Unter anderem eine ständige Auswahl an vintage Teppichen von Verner Panton, sowohl aus der  dänischen Unika Vaev / unikataeppe (Roulette, Geometri 1), als auch aus der schweizer Mira X Produktion (Maroc: Quadrat / square, Streifen / stripes, Kreis / circle etc.).

Seit März 2008 führe ich auch die brandaktuellen Designteppich Kollektionen von JAN KATH + 'Le Maroc Blanc', erstmals in Österreich, im Programm. Beide Designer + Produzenten sind in den vergangenen Jahren mit den wichtigsten Teppich Design Preisen ausgezeichnet worden + produzieren ihre Teppiche in Nepal + Marokko in Handarbeit der besten Qualität, unter 'fair trade' Bedingungen zertifiziert von 'Label Step '. Jeder Teppich aus diesen Kollektionen kann in Größe, Design, Farben + Materialien (angeboten werden Wolle, Seide, Kaschmir + Nessel) an individuelle Wünsche angepasst werden (Knüpfdichte von 60 bis 300 Knoten pro inch2).

In Zusammenarbeit mit Jan Kath + exklusiv in Österreich biete ich auch eine Linie neuer Teppiche im 'Beni Ouarain' Stil an, die, in vielen Mustern + Grössen (auch in Überbreiten) orderbar, in den Bergen des Hohen Atlas Gebirges maßgefertigt werden. Diese Kollektion, 'Le Maroc Blanc', wurde  2009 + 2010 mit dem von DOMOTEX und MODERN (carpets + textiles for interiors) verliehenen Design Preis 'Carpet Design Award' ausgezeichnet.

Stücke aus den Kollektionen von JAN KATH + 'Le Maroc Blanc' sind jederzeit in der Galerie in Graz zu besichtigen.

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collection 'Le Maroc Blanc', 'Matrix Reverse','Beni Ouarain' Teppich

collection 'Le Maroc Blanc', 'Matrix Reverse'. Carpet Design Award 2009: 'best traditional collection' + public award.

Custom made carpets in the 'Beni Ouarain' style are a particularity of the 'Le Maroc Blanc' collection. These shaggy cream ground carpets can either be ordered in a number of designs from the collection in any sizes up to 13' in width + 20' in length. Otherwise also any small rugs in all unusual sizes can be ordered upon request as well as almost any kind of individual design (please feel free to contact us with your ideas).

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